Invited Talks (selected)
2018 The Social Spaces of Hispanic Women On and Off Screen: Bemberg’s Yo la peor de todas, Marist College. October 1
2014 “El Barroco de Indias y el Neptuno alegórico de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz,” Romanisches Seminar, Universität Heidelberg, Germany. June 17
2012 “Virtue and Masculine Domination in Sepúlveda’s Justification of War in America,” invited lecture, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. January 27
2011 “War and the Technologies of the Self in Early Modern Spanish Military Literature,” Scaliger Institute Lecture, Leiden University, The Netherlands. February 03
2010 “Glory, Empire, and the Modern Subject: Sepúlveda’s Gonzalo,” Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington. February 22
Conference Activity
Papers Presented
2024 "Relational Networks of Knowing: Plant Knowledge and an Ethic of Care from the Chagra." Track: Otros Saberes and Alternative Methods. Latin American Studies Association, Bogotá, 06/12-15.
2022 “Human Porosity and Nonhuman Agentiality in Early Modern Spanish Medicine.” Modern Language Association, Washington D.C., January 6-9
2018 “Social Spaces of Surveillance in Two Early Modern Spanish Military Manuals.” Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, January 5-8
2015 “Visibility and Spectacle in the Lettered City of Juan Rodríguez Freile’s El carnero.” Heidelberg University. XX Congreso de la Asociación Alemana de Hispanistas March 18-22
2014 “Military Humanism: Roman Exempla in Spanish and Spanish American Military Manuals.” Renaissance Studies Association, New York. March 27-29
2013 “The Virtue of War in Early Modern Spanish Thought.” Renaissance Studies Association, San Diego, California. April 04-06
2011 “Technology, Power, and Self in Early Modern Spanish Military Manuals.” Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon. June 30-July 03
2008 “Ginés de Sepúlveda’s Justification of War Against the Turks: A Prelude to the Defense of the Spanish Conquest of America.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, St. Louis, Missouri. October 23-26
Panels organized and/or chaired
"Thinking, Caring, and Doing: Perspectives from Latin American Environmental Humanities." Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale University, 03/28/24
Agency and the Non-Human in Early Modern Poetry and Prose, MLA, Washington D.C.
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